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    Foothills House Sweet Dreams Cookies

    Foothills House Sweet Dreams Cookies. Photo by KDebenham

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    20 mins

    10 mins

    10 mins

    Marysdottir's Note:

    Another recipe from Bon Appetit magazine (February 1986). This came from Foothills House, in Calistoga, California. I've never stayed there but from the online reviews, it's a wonderful little country inn with fabulous service and as of 2008 they were still giving these cookies to their guests every night. If I'm ever in that part of California for the night, I'm going to stay there! These are sweetly spiced cinnamon and ginger flavoured chocolate chip cookies rolled in powdered sugar before baking. I'm very glad the owner of the inn shared these with Bon Appetit.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    dozen c ...

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Cream butter and mix in brown sugar, egg and vanilla.
    2. 2
      Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger and salt and blend into butter mixture.
    3. 3
      Fold in chocolate chips and walnuts (Sometimes I leave these out or substitute pecans.).
    4. 4
      Refrigerate until dough is firm.
    5. 5
      Preheat oven to 375ºF. Lightly grease baking sheets.
    6. 6
      Break off small pieces of dough and roll into 1" rounds. Dredge in powdered sugar.
    7. 7
      Arrange on prepared baking sheets at least 2" apart.
    8. 8
      Bake 10 minutes.
    9. 9
      Cool 5 minutes on the sheets before transferring to racks to cool completely.
    10. 10
      Store in airtight container.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on August 06, 2012

      55

      i have been making these wonderful little cookies since BA recipe in 1968-from a dog eared newspaper copy-I lost the top part of the recipe-the first 3 ingredients. I am delighted to findthe complete recipe on your great website. The internet is amazing.

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    • on May 25, 2012

      55

      WOW! The cinnamon and ginger really heighten the flavor of these gems.
      We will surely make these again!

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    • on May 17, 2012

      55

      I have been making these cookies since I read the recipe in Bon Appetit back in 1986! They are amazing - people are so surprised when they taste them. Unlike the the review below, my recipe does have ground ginger and I make sure to always have a fresh supply of Penzey's ground ginger - it makes all the difference in the world. Vietnamese cinnamon and that ginger - superb! It is always my go-to chocolate chip cookie recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Foothills House Sweet Dreams Cookies

    Serving Size: 1 (1452 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 1125.9
     
    Calories from Fat 554
    49%
    Total Fat 61.6 g
    94%
    Saturated Fat 31.0 g
    155%
    Cholesterol 112.3 mg
    37%
    Sodium 443.0 mg
    18%
    Total Carbohydrate 145.4 g
    48%
    Dietary Fiber 6.0 g
    24%
    Sugars 104.6 g
    418%
    Protein 11.1 g
    22%

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